Luke McGrath

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Leinster’s Jack Conan on the attack during his side’s 31-10 victory over the Southern Kings in the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium. Photograph: Ryan Wilkisk/Inpho

Southern Kings 10 Leinster 31  The television pictures brook no argument, the smattering of spectators lost within the confines of the Nelson Ma(...)

The Leinster players before the game at the Nelson Mandela stadium in Port Elizabeth. Photograph: Ryan Wilkisky/Inpho

Southern Kings 10 Leinster 31 The debate about the merits of the inclusion of the South African franchises in the newly minted Guinness Pro14 league (...)

Leinster’s Ross Byrne and Rory O’Loughlin, products of the province’s academy,  in action against Northamptonm Saints at Franklin Gardens. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

When Rory O’Loughlin replaced Rob Kearney early in the second half at Franklin’s Gardens last Friday, he joined Adam Byrne and another substitute, Ros(...)

Donnacha Ryan and Devin Toner in training for Ireland’s clash with Canada. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

An entirely remodelled Irish team for Saturday’s game against Canada smacks of a preordained selection strategy. However, Joe Schmidt yesterday revea(...)

Dan Leavy starts for Leinster against the Scarlets following Rhys Ruddock’s World Cup call-up. Photograph: Inpho

Scarlets v Leinster, Parc y Scarlets, Friday October 16th, 7.35pm ko (TG4) Leinster boss Leo Cullen has made five changes to his side for the p(...)

Dominic Ryan will captain Leinster in their friendly against Ulster on Friday night. Photograph: Sportsfile

Dominic Ryan will captain Leinster against Ulster on Friday night as the Leo Cullen era begins at Ravenhill. Backrow Ryan is one of three Ireland inte(...)

Leinster’s Noel Reid breaks free to score a try in the Guinness Pro 12 game against Edinburgh at   Murrayfield. Photo: Robert Perry/Inpho

Edinburgh 23 Leinster 36 Edinburgh’s hopes of playing in the European Champions Cup next season were snuffed out when they lost 36-23 to a work(...)

Matt O’Connor has names his Leinster side to face Castres Olympique at the RDS tomorrow, with Jamie Heaslip returning to skipper the team from number (...)

Matt O’Connor welcomes Rob Kearney back into the Leinster side for tomorrow’s trip to Cardiff. (Photograph: INPHO/Ryan Byrne)

Leinster coach Matt O’Connor has made 11 changes from the side which beat Ulster 24-11 last weekend for tomorrow’s fixture against Cardiff Blues at(...)

Jamie Heaslip at the pre-match press conference. Photograph: INPHO/Ryan Byrne

As regular season games go, the stakes here are higher than is even usually the case for an interpro derby. Aside from the manifold implications at th(...)

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